photos of the Preview evening: straighten out the petals. show on till 27th 11am-3pm
Excellent turn out. Thank you everyone who made it down and who has helped out with the show.
GET IN TOUCH IF YOU WANT TO TAKE PART IN A ELECTRONIC / ARTS WORKSHOP TOMORROW – more info here - http://leilahoustonart.weebly.com/straightening-out.html
A special thank you to:
David Wilson Clark for working with my idea and electronically add my sound to the box; Andrew Johnston (Johnny C) working with my recorded sounds and creating the ambience for my sound work; Dan Cowlam for curatorial support and being an on-going mentor; Natalie Beech for written support and marketing; Mel Fletcher assistance in coordation and website design; the talented James Chantry for documenting the show; Sean Clark for sorting all the electronics for the workshop and ongoing collaborations; also to artists Anna Lucas & John Newling helping me realise my ideas in the studio and the great mentoring you gave me; the lovely Anna, Zory and Lewis for assisting with the launch and looking after the work during the show. Lastly, a major thank you to Leicester's City Festival & Newarke Houses Museum for including the show in the festival - so nice to be in such a beautiful and historic setting.
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Leila Houston (London, 1977) is a visual artist whose work investigates the social, political and historical aspects of a place.